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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Work Still To Do

Ducharme still has his work cut out for him, and the pressure is mounting, but he’s still living the dream, Canada’s women’s team has opened training camp, the PWHPA making history, the Black Girl Hockey Club, and more in today’s links.

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Montreal Canadiens v Winnipeg Jets Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Dominique Ducharme has his work cut out for him as he tries to turn Montreal around, but he’s relishing getting to live out his dream. [Sportsnet]
  • Ducharme is still working on steering the Canadiens as his first week as coach comes to an end. [TSN | Montreal Gazette | Canadiens]
  • Jonathan Drouin has a lot of experience playing for Ducharme, most of it incredibly successful. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Josh Anderson is unlikely to play against Ottawa. [Sportsnet]
  • In case you missed it, the Habs signed Gianni Fairbrother to a three year contract. [TSN | Canadiens]
  • Canada’s women’s hockey team’s camp has opened in preparation for the World Championship. Players include former Les Canadiennes like Marie-Philip Poulin, Ann-Sophie Bettez, Genevîeve Lacasse, and others. [Sportsnet]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The players of the PWHPA, including Hilary Knight, Brianna Decker, and others, make history, becoming the first pro women’s team to play a hockey game at Madison Square Garden. [The Athletic]
  • The Black Girl Hockey Club, and their mission to create an environment where Black fans — especially Black women — can belong, at all levels of hockey, not just in the NHL. [The Athletic]
  • Grant Fuhr, and how he became a member of an Oilers dynasty. [NBC Sports]
  • Former NHLer Todd Bertuzzi arrested on suspicions of drunk driving. [Yahoo Sports]
  • John Tortorella is aware he could be fired, but it is not something he dwells on. [TSN]
  • Theo Fleury talks about his mental health, and the things he hopes will help others. [ESPN]
  • It’s been three years since the Humboldt Broncos bus crashed, but legal repercussions still linger. [CBC]
  • There are signs that it will be a very quite trade deadline this year. [The Athletic]